Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds – a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents.[Notre civilisation se survit dans la complaisance d’âmes lâches ou haineuses, le vœu de gloriole de vieux adolescents.]

Source:(Vintage, ed. 1956), Part V. Thought at the Meridian, Chapter 2. Moderation and Excess, Section 1. Thought at the Meridian, Page 301
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